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Funding Opportunities

The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion offers a variety of funding opportunities to assist organizations working to reduce the burden of chronic disease in SD throughout the year. In addition our partners also offer opportunities for funding. This page is designed to provide easy access to funding opportunity announcements.

Funding Opportunities Currently Open for Applications

Good & Healthy Community Grant

Grant Release: March 6, 2017
Submission Deadline:
 April 7, 2017 by 5 pm CT
Project Period: June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2019
Anticipated Award Amount: $5,000 minimum; $120,000 maximum

The Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (OCDPHP) within the SD Department of Health (SD DOH) is committed to helping communities in South Dakota implement evidence-based chronic disease prevention and health promotion strategies to improve where they live, work, learn and play. The Good & Healthy Community Grant is designed to support local community and organization-based efforts, foster collaboration among organizations and support the mission of the SD DOH, which is to promote, protect and improve the health of every South Dakotan.

A community health needs assessment (CHNA) is required of all applicants. Please reference the Grant Guidance document below for detailed information on CHNA requirements and other application guidelines.

Grant Application Documents:
Good & Healthy Community Grant Guidance
Good & Healthy Community Grant Catalyst Walkthrough
Good & Healthy Community Grant Budget Worksheet – Year 1

Funding Opportunity to Reduce UV Exposure for Outdoor Workers

RFA Submission Deadline: March 10, 2017 by 5 pm CT
Project Period: April 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017
Anticipated Award Amount: up to $1,000 per applicant

The South Dakota Department of Health’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program in collaboration with the WorkWell Partnership is pleased to announce to release of the Request for Application, Worksite UV Protection Policy for Outdoor Workers. The project aims to assist worksites interested in implementing a worksite UV protection policy to reduce the burden of skin cancer. Research shows that creating a worksite environment that supports UV protection provides many benefits to both employees and employers. Funding will be awarded for projects that strategically address policy, system, and environment change related to the promotion of UV protection practices. To download the application, visit

Partner Funding Opportunities

Wellmark Foundation
South Dakota Community Foundation